|Uncle Wiggily and Old Mother Hubbard - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily and Old Mother Hubbard, by Howard R. Garis. Read by Mark F. Smith. Uncle Wiggily Longears, an old bunny gentleman now stricken with rheumatism and getting around with a cane, still is quite active. In these stories, he encounters a string of characters from Mother Goose's tales and has adventures that are not quite in keeping with her books! These gentle tales are 7 - 8 minutes each and quite suited to a nightly reading to a small child...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; children's fiction
Downloads: 1,140 (1 review)
|Mother Goose in Prose - L. Frank Baum|
LibriVox recording of MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE, by L. FRANK BAUM. Read by Phil Chenevert. Before he wrote the Oz books, L. Frank Baum wrote this book which was the best selling book of 1897. Taking 22 beloved nursery rhymes, he explains their meaning and fascinating history. What is the true story of Little Boy Blue? Why was Mary contrary? As he says in the introduction, "Many of these nursery rhymes are complete tales in themselves, telling their story tersely but completely; there are others whic...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fiction; short stories; nursery rhymes
Downloads: 5,680 (1 review)
|1965 Commercial for ''Diet Delight'' Canned Fruit|
A slightly unusual 1965 commercial for "Diet Delight" canned fruit. This commercial comes from "Kris and the Queen", which I'm pretty sure can be downloaded elsewhere on the Internet Archive. It is said that there was a dieting-craze at the time, hence the existance of this commercial.
Keywords: Classic TV; Classic tv commercial; 1960s; 60s; 1960's; 60's; Sixties; Television; Commercials; 1965; Dieting; Product; Edible; Old
Downloads: 1,124 (1 review)
|The Glimpses of the Moon - Edith Wharton|
LibriVox recording of The Glimpses of the Moon, by Edith Wharton. Read by Elizabeth Klett. The Glimpses of the Moon (1922) is about Nick and Susy Lansing, both of whom live a decadent life in Europe by sponging off wealthy friends. They marry out of convenience and have an "open" relationship, but are unprepared for where their feelings will take them. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to th...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; wharton
Downloads: 12,348 (1 review)
|Jungle Tales of Tarzan - Edgar Rice Burroughs|
LibriVox recording of Jungle Tales of Tarzan, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by Ralph Snelson. Jungle Tales of Tarzan is a collection of twelve loosely-connected short stories written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, comprising the sixth book in order of publication in his series about the title character Tarzan. Chronologically, the events recounted in it actually occur between chapters 12 and 13 of the first Tarzan novel, Tarzan of the Apes...
Keywords: Adventure; short stories; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 48,321 (1 review)
|The Enchanted Castle - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Enchanted Castle, by E. Nesbit. Read by Peter Eastman. Three children, forced to remain at school during the holidays, go in search of adventure. What they find is a magic castle straight out of a fairy tale, complete with an enchanted princess at the center of a maze. Or is it? The castle turns out to be just a country estate, and the princess is only the housekeeper's niece, playing at dressing up...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fiction; fantasy
Downloads: 109,403 (3 reviews)
|The Fearsome Island - Albert Kinross|
LibriVox recording of The Fearsome Island, by Albert Kinross. Read by Ruth Golding. No ordinary sailor's tale, this. Based allegedly on the real experiences of Silas Fordred, Master Mariner of Hythe, this is a story of shipwreck on an uncharted island and his supernatural adventures there with a witch, a hairy man, and various devilish devices and traps. The author, Kinross, adds an appendix purporting to explain the marvels which Fordred encountered.Kinross claims to have stolen the sailor's or...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; adventure; fantasy; supernatural; magic; shipwreck; Hythe; Diego Rodriguez; Fordred; Snoad; Deedes
Downloads: 12,458 (5 reviews)
|Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces - Thomas W. Hanshew|
LibriVox recording of Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces, by Thomas W. Hanshew (1857–1914). Read by Ruth Golding. Meet Hamilton Cleek - man of mystery, and master of disguise and derring-do. Cleek's exploits are, to say the least, highly improbable, but the book is enormous fun. The goodies are good and the baddies are very bad indeed, but beware - things are not always what they seem. Suspend your disbelief and enjoy a rattling good yarn! Cleek is the central figure in dozens of short stories ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; detective story; crime; jewel thief; Scotland Yard; Narkom; Cleek
Downloads: 18,675 (6 reviews)
|Old man Hottabych - Lenfilm|
The fantastic comedy is removed on the fairy tale of Lazar Lagin with the same name. 12-year-old Moscow schoolboy Volka, bathing in the Moskva River, finds any ancient sealed vessel. Boyish curiosity is so strong that at the first opportunity of Volka opens it, and from a vessel there is a fantastic genie - Gassan Abdurahman ibn Hottab. That Volka has rescued it from a two-thousand-year imprisonment, the genie nicknamed boy Hottabych, becomes its faithful servant...
Keywords: Lenfilm; USSR; RussTV; fantastic; soviet film
Downloads: 3,884 (5 reviews)
|Nick Carter, Master Detective|
Lon Clark starred as Nick Carter, Master Detective for 12 years (1943-55) over the Mutual Network. This set is vetted to eliminate the various errors in Carter sets on the Internet and is believed to contain all available episodes of Nick Carter.
Keywords: Nick Carter, Old Time Radio
Downloads: 120,385 (10 reviews)